Asian food culture has always had a far-reaching influence on Melbourne and even Australians. As for Cantonese, "tea drinking" has become more popular among the people. On holidays, locals like to bring their family members or invite a few friends to the restaurant or restaurant "YUM CHA". Their love for shrimp dumplings, braised rice noodles and even chicken feet is certainly not inferior to the Chinese. This time we traveled all over the southeast, northwest and found a few unique tea-drinking places for everyone. Come and experience the post-youth era of YUM CHA!
Eat first-one of the landmarks of Chinatown

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To introduce Melbourne's tea-drinking places, I believe many people will be like me. The first thing that comes to mind is "Food First" in Chinatown. Food is the first to have three branches, the most well-known of course is the second branch in Chinatown near Russell St. The three-storey building can accommodate 400 guests at the same time, and it is full of seats on weekends and Sundays.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Stir-fried glutinous rice: moderate Q
  • Chicken feet in abalone sauce: fresh and tender, melts in the mouth, and has a special aroma
  • Squid whiskers: seafood is full of chewy
  • Crystal Shrimp Dumplings: The umami and juicy taste

Address: 50 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC
Phone: 03 9662 2681

Jin Hui-Hold up half the sky

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If Shiwei is the most popular morning tea in City, then Jinhui dominates most of the Suburbs morning tea. The price is also affordable. It is a good place for friends and family to have dinner. Almost every Jinhui has a large number of parking spaces at the door, so you don't have to worry about parking. Springvale Jinhui has created many unique desserts, such as shrimp wrapped in avocado, squid with XO sauce, prawn siu mai and so on. Preston Jinhui is the only restaurant offering refrigerated packaged food. The refrigerated packaged food includes a variety of traditional authentic Hong Kong delicacies, including braised sirloin, braised lamb braised in bamboo pot, braised pork knuckle with peanuts and so on.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Avocado Wrapped Shrimp
  • Crispy suckling pig
  • Crystal shrimp dumplings

Address: 1/F, 46-58 Buckingham Avenue, Springvale VIC
Tel: 03 9540 3933 (Springvale)

Address: 1/F Shop 7, 417-419 High Street, Preston VIC
Phone: 03 9470 2882 (Preston)

Longfang Restaurant-Morning Tea with Western Flavor

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Longfang Palace and Longfang Restaurant in Melbourne CBD have many years of history. There is another one located in KNOX Westfield, which is entering its XNUMXth anniversary this year. In addition to the famous Peking Duck, the signature of Longfang Restaurant is scallop rice noodles. Shuirun Q bomb's rice noodles are packed full of ingredients, the fat and juicy scallops are topped with mushrooms, carrots, and finally a spoonful of salty soy sauce. The thoughts are pulled back to half of the world. Outside Hong Kong. In addition, the Luohanzhai rice noodles wrapped in pineapple and corn have a unique sweet and sour taste that is refreshing and not greasy. Sanggunzhai porridge, put fresh sashimi into the fragrant and boiling hot porridge, and it is ready to eat after a few seconds.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Honey pork chops: boiled with mellow honey, without adding half a drop of water, plus black pepper and bean sprouts to enhance the flavor, sweet and salty
  • Endless aftertaste
  • Salt and pepper chicken steak: bite into it, crispy, not greasy but rich and juicy
  • French Breeze
  • Strawberry pancake

Address: Shop 2216 Knox O-Zone 509 Burwook Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152 (Dragon Boat Knox shop)
Phone: 03 9801 6655

Old Beijing-full of Beijing flavor

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Beijing is the political and cultural center of China, integrating the essence of culture from various places, including the essence of food culture. Glen Waverley, the old Beijing, took this "convergence" and "spread" it to Melbourne, bringing Chinese cuisine with Chinese national characteristics. In addition to the famous Beijing roast duck, the old Beijing also told the people in the southern hemisphere, the juicy Shanghai Xiaolongbao, the refreshing Jiangnan Drunken Chicken, and the golden durian crispy Su Nuo soft.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Gold durian crisp
  • The teacher teaches Shanghai Xiaolongbao freshly made daily
  • Chopped green onion egg sausage: just call and pull

Address: 25 Railway Parade North, Glen Waverley, VIC
Phone: 03 9802 5088

Taihe City-Harmony as Tradition

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The boss took us into the back kitchen and instantly felt the enthusiasm of the Chinese kitchen. On the one hand, he saw the chef add the diced beef to the seasoning and marinate it briefly and then stir-fry it. The boss explained to us, "Nowadays, people's tongues are better, and they are increasingly looking for good ingredients. So the beef we choose is the best Australian steak." On the other side, I saw the dim sum master carefully preparing portions of red bean casserole pancakes, while the other master wrapped the wontons with skillful techniques, showing the delicate craftsmanship of Cantonese cuisine.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Chicken dumplings
  • Beef Tenderloin with Sichuan Pepper
  • Bean casserole
  • 春卷

Address: 180 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East VIC
Phone: 03 9882 3688

Spicy Temple-not at all like a Chinese restaurant

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Spicy Temple in Crown has won multiple awards in just two years after its opening. This year, it won the honor of two chef hats from The Age Good Food Guide 2015, the local food bible. The strength is absolutely beyond doubt (there are only ten restaurants in Melbourne and two. Cap restaurant). And the YUM CHA MENU they provide in the afternoon is even more called Best YUM CHA in Melbourne, so what kind of steamer does his family sell and what dim sum?

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Fried salt and pepper tofu with salad
  • White Cut Chicken Gua Bao
  • Lobster Dumplings
  • Tea smoked duck breast with sauerkraut mustard

Address: 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, VIC
Phone: 03 8679 1888

Golden Crown Pavilion Silks-the top restaurant in the Crown and Happy Capital

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Walking along the gurgling river, it is hard not to marvel at the luxury and elegance of Silks Golden Crown Pavilion, the top Chinese restaurant located in the Crown. Its luxury and sophistication are enough to make it known as "one of the most memorable dining experiences in Melbourne".

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Top black truffle with fresh scallops: the fresh and sweet taste is combined in the mouth, and the gravy bursts in the mouth under one bite, which is very shocking
  • Baked Cheese and Stuffed Crab Cover: The perfect fusion of cheese and crab paste, rich and smooth taste, spreading densely in the palate
  • Morel, Shrimp and Minced Chicken Shaomai
  • Fresh and green jade dumplings

Address: Level 1, Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC
Phone: 03 9292 6888

Kunzai Dim Sum-an ordinary heart, an extraordinary snack

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If you want to eat authentic and warm and caring Hong Kong-style dim sum, you don't have to go to restaurants or restaurants. Kun Tsai Dim Sum in Box Hill offers chilled semi-finished products of Hong Kong-style refreshments. Master Kun's craftsmanship can make satisfying snacks even if you do the last process yourself. Of course, on Saturday, the only day of the week when Master Kun is serving cooked food, you can pack it and take it home to the store to enjoy it.

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • egg tart
  • Barbecued pork

Address: 1123A Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, VIC
Phone: 03 9897 1299

Zhengdou-the traditional posture in modern shopping malls

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Even in the modern and stylish Doncaster Westfield, Zhengdou still maintains the traditional tea-drinking characteristics. The waiter pushes a trolley full of steaming freshly steamed dim sum, slowly passing by a table of long-awaited guests, and kindly asks if you need shrimp rice noodles, barbecued pork buns, crab roe siu mai... …

Recommend YUM CHA:

  • Garlic Shrimp Spring Roll: The skin is crispy, the filling is full, and the aroma is overflowing.
  • Japanese scallop dumplings: XNUMX% satisfaction under one bite.
  • Scallop bean sprout dumplings: crystal clear, full of refreshing and sweetness in the mouth
  • Snow Mountain BBQ Pork Bun
  • Fresh Pork Siu Mai
  • Crispy Quicksand Soup Ball
  • Small mirror egg tart
  • Shrimp and Pork Dumplings

Address: Shop L2-2003, 619 Doncaster Road, Doncaster VIC
Phone: 03 9840 2248

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